10 best movies for kids to watch on Netflix

Children’s films enchant children from small to adults. With that in mind, we have prepared a list of good movie options for toddlers on Netflix, but which are ideal for the whole family.

Best children’s movies on Netflix

Check out below 10 incredible productions that are available on the platform:

10. Matilda

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We started the list with a movie loved by the children of the 90s and which continues to be successful today. The film is an adaptation of the book by Roald Dahl and accompanies Matilda (Mara Wilson), a brilliant child of only six years old who has to deal with cruel and distant parents.

After discovering that the girl has magical powers, her father Harry (Danny DeVito) decides to enroll her in the school controlled by the iron fist by the principal Agatha (Pam Ferris). Matilda finds in her teacher, Honey (Embeth Davidtz), someone loving and willing to help.

9. Little Big Heroes

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When aliens invade Earth and kidnap superheroes, your kids need to get together to try to save their parents and the world.

This original Netflix feature is a stand-alone sequel to The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl, launched in 2005.

8. Chronicles of Christmas

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After brothers Kate (Darby Camp) and Teddy Pierce (Judah Lewis) devise a plan to catch Santa Claus (Kurt Russell) arriving, the pair accidentally breaks their sleigh.

Now, the duo needs to join the good old man and his elves to fix the vehicle and deliver gifts in time to save Christmas.

7. SpongeBob: The Incredible Rescue

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In SpongeBob: The Incredible Rescue, the hero and his best friend, Patrick Estrela (Bill Fagerbakke), try to solve Gary’s disappearance. The pair believe the pet has been kidnapped and is being held in the lost city of Atlantic City.

Know more: Top 10: Pixar’s best animated films

6. Kung Fu Panda

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Po (Jack Black) is perhaps the most lazy and clumsy bear in the Valley of Peace. With a secret dream of becoming a kung fu legend, Po is surprised to learn that he has been chosen to fulfill an ancient prophecy.

Trained by his martial arts idols, the bear is the last hope to defend his city and defeat the treacherous snow leopard Tai Lung (Ian McShane).

5. Shrek

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In a distant swamp, the ogre Shrek (Mike Myers) enjoys the solitude of his home. Everything changes when your space is invaded by a series of fairytale characters, expelled from their homes by Lord Farquaad (John Lithgow).

Determined to recover the tranquility in which he lived before, Shrek makes a deal with Farquaad: the ogre rescues the beautiful princess Fiona (Cameron Diaz) and in return, the characters can return to their homes.

4. Space Jam: The Game of the Century

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When aliens try to kidnap Bugs Bunny (Billy West) and his gang to be the main attraction of his amusement park, the character proposes a basketball game in exchange for his freedom.

To try to beat the villains, Bugs Bunny will count on the help of one of the greatest basketball players in the world, Michael Jordan.

Know more: Space Jam 2: LeBron James meets Looney Tunes in trailer

3. A Lego Adventure

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Emmet (Chris Pratt) is just an ordinary lego who always follows the rules until he is mistaken as the key to saving the world. The character is summoned to prevent the evil plans of Mr. Business (Will Ferrell).

Unfortunately for Emmett, he is completely unprepared for the task, but will give it his all anyway.

2. On the Way to the Moon

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Original Netflix, On the Way to the Moon accompanies Fei Fei (Cathy Ang), an intelligent teenager who builds her own spaceship to go to the moon and prove to her father the existence of the mystical goddess Chang’e (Phillipa Soo).

Arriving at her destination, the young woman meets fantastic creatures that will help her complete her mission and return home.

Know more: The 20 best animated films of all time

1. How to Train Your Dragon

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Hiccup (Jay Baruchel) is a teenager who lives on the island of Berk, where fighting and killing dragons is part of everyday life. With progressive views and a strange sense of humor, the boy feels out of place, even though his father (Gerard Butler) is the head of the clan.

When sent to the dragon fighting school, the young man strives to prove to everyone that he can be a true Viking. However, when he becomes friends with the dragon Toothless, Hiccup has the chance to plot a new destiny for his people.

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